SOLID WASTE COLLECTION INSIDE CITY LIMITS
Residential solid waste collection services are paid for by the individual residents inside the city limits as part of their monthly utility bill. It includes twice a week household garbage pickup and once a week yard trash pickup. This service is only provided to occupied, single family residential properties only. Vacant properties, apartment complexes, commercial businesses, churches, civic clubs etc, please see “Commercial Services” explained below.
Recycling and Solid Waste Assessment: Residential recycling is a County service that is paid through an assessment on your annual property tax bill. Crescent City residents also pay the County’s solid waste assessment fee on their annual property tax bill for use of the County landfill to dispose of our waste.
Schedule: Crescent City has contracted with Waste Pro USA to provide the residential curbside collection services. The residential curbside collection schedule is as follows:
Service Collection Days Time
Residential Garbage Collection Monday & Thursday 7 am to 7 pm
Residential Yard Waste Wednesday 7 am to 7 pm
Residential Recycling Monday 7 am to 7 pm
Holiday Schedule: Waste Pro recognizes the following holidays for its employees – New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Should the holiday fall on a normal pick up day shown above, Waste Pro will pick up the following business day. For example, Thanksgiving Day falls on a Thursday, so residential garbage will be picked the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Commercial pick required a minimum of one time per week, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7 am to 7 pm. All commercial customers, including not for profit businesses, churches and civic organizations, are responsible for contracting with an approved solid waste collection service for the removal of their garbage and yard trash. The day of the week shall be determined per the agreement with the commercial customer.
Vacant property, including property with vacant housing, does not receive residential curbside service and the owner is responsible for removing his or her own yard trash.
Hazardous Waste and Construction Debris
Residential and Commercial businesses are responsible for proper disposal of hazardous materials and construction/demolition debris (even if the debris is from your home repair). These will not be picked up at the curb and it is unlawful to hide such waste in you cans or dumpsters. The Putnam County landfill and the convenience center located on CR 308 west of town will take certain amounts of such waste from residents of Putnam County. Contact the County Department of Sanitation for details: (386) 329-0395
*For specifics regarding proper staging and storing of garbage and refuse, see Chapter 9 of the Code of Ordinances: http://www.crescentcity-fl.com/codes.html Complaints regarding solid waste collection inside the city limits, call City Hall 386-698-2525; outside the city limits, call the County Department of Sanitation: (386) 329-0395